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Religion and Africa: Christianity

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Church service meets in the D.R.Congo. Photo by Greg & Amy Crofford

  This guide serves as a starting point for research on Christianity, its culture and history, specifically as it relates to the African continent. Use the navigation on the left for access to different types of information.  

The Library of Congress classifications for Christianity in Africa are: 

BR 1360 – BR 1470 (Christianity in Africa) 
BV 3500 – BV 3630 (Missions in Africa). 

These volumes are located on the sixth floor of Mugar Memorial Library. Most other works related to Christianity are shelved on the 4th floor or in the School of Theology Library.


Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies

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